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Bornholm Island Acts as Microgrid Lab for Denmark’s Green Ambitions

Yasmin Ali, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Denmark has an ambitious target to produce 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2050. But integrating renewable energy into the system makes it difficult to balance the intermittent supply with demand. With its high abundance of...


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The Danish Energy Agency And City Of Pittsburgh Announce Agreement To Collaborate On District Energy Planning

Pittsburgh will serve as host city for IDEA2019, the 110th IDEA Annual Conference & Trade Show - “The Energy for More Resilient Cities” in June, 2019. The Call for Presentations for the IDEA2019 conference is currently available. Press Release, Public. The new endeavor will create a...


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A world first renewable energy system inaugurated in Denmark

Press Release, Renew Economy Summary The vision to set new standards for cost-competitive renewable heat and power production became a reality today with the official opening of a revolutionary green energy facility in Denmark. Inaugurated by the Danish Minister of Energy, Utilities and...


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Danish biomass plant begins €268 million enhancement

Bioenergy Insight Summary The project will see the plant reduce its wood chip and wood pellet consumption while maintaining current levels of energy production. The upgrade Herning Power Station in Denmark will see the installation of a flue gas condensation plant to draw the residual heat...


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District heating shows lower total socio-economic cost in future energy system

Baerbel Epp, Solar Thermal World Graph: Aalborg University Summary What would the economic impact on a future energy system be if one were to unlock the full solar thermal potential in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Italy? According to a study conducted by Aalborg University as part of...


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Denmark approves funding for 13 large heat pumps

Charlotte McLaughlin, Ammonia21 Summary Last week, the Danish Energy Agency (under the auspices of the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate) announced it had allocated funding to install 13 large heat pumps at 11 small district heating networks in Denmark. The heat pump...


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Denmark is moving convincingly on decarbonisation

Press Release, Wire Service IEA's energy policy review focuses on challenges and opportunities from the growing share of wind power for the Danish electricity and heating sectors. WireService.ca Media Release (11/27/2017) - Denmark remains a global leader in decarbonising its economy and is...


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Danish heating decision could open the floodgates

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary A decision by the Danish Tax Appeals Agency at the beginning of September looks set to enable more data center-fed district heating networks. Prior to the decision, companies like Facebook and Apple had to pay for supplying heat to ...


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Denmark fires up its Copenhill power plant, with ski slopes set to open next year

Mike Chino, inhabitat Summary Six years ago, Bjarke Ingels Group unveiled plans for a ski slope power plant that could provide the city of Copenhagen with electricity, hot water, and a steady stream of recycled materials. It’s a wild design, and we never thought it’d see the light of...


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District Energy in Denmark: Moving Beyond Fossil Fuels

Speakers Jan Elleriis, Vice Director, CTR #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #Fuels #InternationalPerspectives #Denmark #NorthandCentralEurope #CTR

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